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By Viatcheslav, Professor Morozov

We reside in a global the place democracy is sort of universally approved because the merely valid type of govt yet what makes a society democratic is still faraway from transparent. Liberal democratic values are either relativized by means of the self-description of many non-democratic regimes as 'local' or 'culturally particular' types of democracy, and undermined by means of the automated labelling as 'democratic' of all norms and associations which are modelled on western states.

Decentring the West: the belief of Democracy and the fight for Hegemony goals to illustrate the pressing have to revisit the principles of the worldwide democratic consensus. through analyzing the perspectives of democracy that exist within the international locations at the semi-periphery of the area process akin to Russia, Turkey, Bolivia, Venezuela, Brazil and China, in addition to in the middle (Estonia, Denmark and Sweden) the authors emphasize the really common importance of democracy, additionally exhibiting the price of coming near near this universality in a severe demeanour, because of the hegemonic place of the West in worldwide politics.

By juxtaposing, severely re-evaluating and mixing poststructuralist hegemony concept and postcolonial reports this ebook demonstrates a brand new solution to take into consideration democracy as a really overseas phenomenon. It hence contributes groundbreaking, thought-provoking insights to the conceptual and normative facets of this very important debate.

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